China to impose sanctions on US firms in Taiwan arms sale

The People's Daily editorial suggested that the Taiwan weapons deal was just one element of American efforts to "contain China". China has vowed to one day to reassert control over the island, by force if necessary. On Monday, the Pentagon sa... More..

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Johnson admits he doesn't know details of his Brexit Plan B
by | Sunday, July 14, 2019

Johnson admits he doesn't know details of his Brexit Plan B

However Mrs Could well conceded she had made errors within the center of the campaign, together without a longer showing in a TV debate with other glean together leaders, with the then Dwelling Secretary, Amber...More..

Parts of Manhattan in the dark after power outage
by | Sunday, July 14, 2019

Parts of Manhattan in the dark after power outage

Two city officials briefed on the situation told ABC News that the outages at first appeared to be under control. No injuries have been reported so far, according to Con Ed, and the Police and Fire Department...More..

New Mexico AG wants new sex offender law amid Epstein probe
by | Sunday, July 14, 2019

New Mexico AG wants new sex offender law amid Epstein probe

Prosecutors have accused jailed United States financier Jeffrey Epstein of paying large amounts of money to two people who could be potential witnesses in his child sex trafficking case in an effort to infl...More..

PM Imran blames 'Pakistani mafia' for pressurising state institutions, judiciary
by | Sunday, July 14, 2019

PM Imran blames 'Pakistani mafia' for pressurising state institutions, judiciary

A senior Pakistani judge was sacked on Friday following a scandal over blackmail claims relating to the jailing of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on corruption charges, the law ministry said. Opposition l...More..

by | Sunday, July 14, 2019

Power outages leave parts of New York's Manhattan in the dark

The Upper West Side of the Manhattan borough of NY is dark after a transformer fire caused a power outage and left businesses without electricity, elevators stuck and subway cars stalled. The city's subway syst...More..

Trump escalates war on social media at White House summit
by | Sunday, July 14, 2019

Trump escalates war on social media at White House summit

Trump has skewered Facebook , Google and Twitter for months on allegations that they're biased against conservatives, even accusing them of trying to rig the election. only goes so far: aides say he has no i...More..

Duterte blasts 'idiot' critics as United Nations reviews Philippine drug war
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

Duterte blasts 'idiot' critics as United Nations reviews Philippine drug war

Philippines Ambassador Evan Garcia, speaking after the vote, read a statement by his foreign ministry rejecting the resolution as "politically-partisan and one-sided". Police say at least 6,600 people connect...More..

Users unable to logon — Twitter down
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

Users unable to logon — Twitter down

Outages began Thursday afternoon and continued during President Trump's social media summit. [ Monitoring ] Twitter is now back up for most people. A huge spike in problems was reported , with the majorit...More..

Ursula von der Leyen: The Green Wave President?
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

Ursula von der Leyen: The Green Wave President?

Von der Leyen is now holding discussions with all political families to convince the Parliament to back her appointment. "Considering that climate and environment were key issues in the election campaign and ...More..

4.6 quake shakes Seattle region overnight
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

4.6 quake shakes Seattle region overnight

The area is about 30 miles northeast of Seattle . The natural disaster was relatively shallow, originating about 14 miles beneath the surface, according to a USGS map. The USGS said it received reports of peop...More..

US House Passes $733-Billion Defense Policy Bill After Trump Threatens Veto
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

US House Passes $733-Billion Defense Policy Bill After Trump Threatens Veto

But they didn't have any following. They also voted in favor of suspending for one year the sale of air-to-ground munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, one of several efforts in the bill...More..

Retired jockey killed in freak accident involving eco-friendly metal straw
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

Retired jockey killed in freak accident involving eco-friendly metal straw

Struthers-Gardner had suffered from mobility issues caused by a horse-riding accident when she was young, leaving her in pain that sometimes caused her to collapse. "There was no alcohol present in the urine sa...More..

Empty Vatican tombs add freaky twist to missing girl mystery - Italianmedia
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

Empty Vatican tombs add freaky twist to missing girl mystery - Italianmedia

The opening of two tombs at the Teutonic Cemetery in relation to the investigations into the case of Emanuela Orlandi , Vatican City . Members of their families, Orlandi's, and forensics scientists and Vat...More..

Japan says it won't retract or renegotiate export rules on S. Korea
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

Japan says it won't retract or renegotiate export rules on S. Korea

Japan announced the curbs on the exports of materials used in smartphone displays and chips last week, amid a growing dispute over South Koreans forced to work for Japanese firms during World War Two. "The Japa...More..

Truck Spills $175K on Georgia Highway
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

Truck Spills $175K on Georgia Highway

The Tuesday night drive home couldn't have been sweeter for drivers headed home on I-285. My friend sent me this video of people who literally stopped in the middle of the interstate to pick up cash that had so...More..

S. Korea calls for intl probe over feud with Japan
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

S. Korea calls for intl probe over feud with Japan

The officials spoke to reporters before leaving Tokyo for Seoul on Saturday, following a round of talks on Friday that lasted about five hours. South Korea's presidential National Security Office (NSO) on Fri...More..

Pence calls for more funds after touring border patrol station in Texas
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

Pence calls for more funds after touring border patrol station in Texas

The men did not have mats or pillows and some were sleeping on concrete. "I knew we'd see a system that is overcrowded", he said. But the scene the vice-president witnessed is sure to spark new criticism of t...More..

Met Police Launch Criminal Investigation Into Ambassador 'Inept' Email Leak
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

Met Police Launch Criminal Investigation Into Ambassador 'Inept' Email Leak

In charge of the leak inquiry is the Metropolitan Police's counter-terrorism command, which probes allegations of criminal breaches of the Official Secrets Act. Johnson himself acknowledged his comments had b...More..

EU Signals Sanctions on Ankara over Drilling Off Cyprus
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

EU Signals Sanctions on Ankara over Drilling Off Cyprus

Since this spring Ankara has sent two drill ships - Fatih and Yavuz - to the Eastern Mediterranean, asserting the right of Turkey and Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) to the resources of the reg...More..

Brazil's Bolsonaro offers his son the post of ambassador in Washington
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro offers his son the post of ambassador in Washington

Eduardo Bolsonaro, now a federal congressman, told reporters he would accept the role if nominated. "It is not nepotism, I would never do that", Mr Bolsonaro said on a live social media broadcast on Friday. Whe...More..

Who Is Bagel Boss Guy?
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

Who Is Bagel Boss Guy?

When asked who said anything about that, the man snapped back, "women, in general, have been saying that on dating sites. You think I'm making that shit up", the man yells while throwing his arms in the air. ...More..

Goa meltdown: 10 ex-Congress MLAs join BJP in presence of Nadda
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

Goa meltdown: 10 ex-Congress MLAs join BJP in presence of Nadda

However, Mr. Sawant stayed back to attend a high-level meeting on the issue of mining in Goa, which has come to a standstill following a February 2018 Supreme Court order. The bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Go...More..

Residents Allowed to Return Home After Maui Fire Burns 10,000 Acres
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

Residents Allowed to Return Home After Maui Fire Burns 10,000 Acres

But the good news is that the fire is now 20 percent contained, while on Thursday it was 0 percent contained. We're not going to send any firefighters into harm's way, ' Victorino said Thursday. Two helicopters...More..

West, Japan rebuke China at UN for detention of Uighurs
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

West, Japan rebuke China at UN for detention of Uighurs

China claims that Uighurs are being educated in "vocational training centres" created to combat extremism. The unprecedented letter to the president of the forum, dated July 8, was signed by the ambassadors o...More..

Huge blast in hotel in Somalia's Kismayu, followed by gunfire
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

Huge blast in hotel in Somalia's Kismayu, followed by gunfire

Major Mohamed Abdi, another police officer, told Reuters earlier that local elders and lawmakers were meeting at the Hotel Asasey when the attack happened. Abdiasis Abu Musab, al Shabaab's military operatio...More..

by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

Magnitude-4.6 quake shakes Pacific Northwest overnight

Friday. In Mountlake Terrace, Police Commander Mike Haynes said the agency received "a few 911 calls to report the quake, but no reports of injury or property damage". KIRO reports the quake is the largest...More..

Over 400,000 Facebook users pledge Area 51 raid: 'Lets see them aliens'
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

Over 400,000 Facebook users pledge Area 51 raid: 'Lets see them aliens'

From there, the group will " Naruto run " with their arms stretched behind them like Naruto Uzumaki in the Japanese anime series " Naruto ", and therefore "move faster than their bullets". Though Area 51 was ...More..

USA may lift some sanctions if North Korea halts nuclear programme
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

USA may lift some sanctions if North Korea halts nuclear programme

The US and the other countries asserted that the Democratic People's Republic of North Korea, or DPRK, violated United Nations sanctions by importing far more than the annual limit of 500,000 barrels of refined...More..

Nationwide ICE raids planned for Sunday, New York Times reports
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

Nationwide ICE raids planned for Sunday, New York Times reports

According to Schwab, ICE would not have been able to capture the approximately 1,000 undocumented immigrants in the Bay Area and was therefore incorrectly pointing fingers at Schaaf. Lopez-McCarthy said par...More..

Alexander Acosta resigns amid Jeffrey Epstein plea criticism
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

Alexander Acosta resigns amid Jeffrey Epstein plea criticism

It was never a matter of "if", but "when" Alex Acosta would step down in the days after sexual predator Jeffrey Epstein's arrest . He suggested that the evidence prosecutors now have - including lewd...More..

US Coast Guard Boards A Narco-Sub Carrying 17,000 Pounds Of Cocaine
by | Friday, July 12, 2019

US Coast Guard Boards A Narco-Sub Carrying 17,000 Pounds Of Cocaine

The U.S. Coast Guard released video Thursday showing its Cutter Munro crew members boarding a self-propelled mini-submarine suspected of smuggling drugs off the Pacific Ocean. "It's moving pretty quickly ...More..

House Judiciary Committee approves subpoenas for 12 witnesses in Trump probe
by | Friday, July 12, 2019

House Judiciary Committee approves subpoenas for 12 witnesses in Trump probe

The committee is investigating the administration's policy of separating migrant children from their parents at the U.S. -Mexico border. "Over the past several months we have held hearings and sent letters to...More..

Turkey receives first delivery of Russian S-400 missile system: Ankara
by | Friday, July 12, 2019

Turkey receives first delivery of Russian S-400 missile system: Ankara

News about Russian-Turkish talks on the delivery of the S-400 systems first came in November 2016. The S-400 consignment was delivered to the Murted Air Base outside the capital Ankara, Turkey's defense minis...More..

Fertility Clinic Implanted Wrong Embryo, Woman Gave Birth To Another Couple’s Baby
by | Friday, July 12, 2019

Fertility Clinic Implanted Wrong Embryo, Woman Gave Birth To Another Couple’s Baby

As a result, they said a complete stranger in NY gave birth to their child in March after two embryos - theirs and one belonging to another unidentified couple - were mistakenly implanted into the woman's ute...More..